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Jan 28, 2013 11:00am PST
check. make certain that they pay any fines that we establish. pay their taxes, which is a critical part of this whole comprehensive approach. give them a chance to earn their way into citizenship, learning english and the basics about america's history. and basically, four, making sure that the amount of illegal immigrants that are -- the amount of legal immigration allowed in the united states is based on the state of our economy. we are going to enshrine in here the principle that when it comes to job openings, americans get the first grab at it. americans get first opportunity. and that's the way it should be. we're going to make certain beyond that that there are opportunities for others. and there are a variety of different ways we approach it. let me close by just addressing one issue near and dear that i was -- happy to have both chuck and john refer to. it has been 12 years, 12 years since i introduced the dream act. i never gave up because when you meet these young people, you can't give up. but there were some disappointing times and some sad times. and a lot of tears shed whe
Jan 29, 2013 6:00am PST
undergoing background checks, paying taxes in a penalty and learning english and certainly anything republicans would sign on to, coral, th carol, they'd have a tougher pathway. >> senators have a plan, the president has a plan and the house members say they have a plan. whenever the house gets involved usually there's trouble so what do you think? >> reporter: certainly they will be farther to the right, that would be the expectation, so trying to get all of those ideas out there, and then i think we'll have a better sense of if there may be some insurmountable differences. the difference and you're hearing this also from house republicans, we heard this over the weekend from paul ryan, that they want to do something. obviously the devil is in the details, and the truth is, carol, that time is really what will tell. we can't tell if this is going to succeed right now but when you look at the past, 2007, president bush failed in his attempt to deal with immigration reform, conservative members of his own party scuttling that effort and in 2010 you had kind of a peaiecemeal measure i
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